Weekly Must Reads

Everyone except France has backed out of supporting an air strike in Syria, but Obama has said he’s set to move forward alone.  Obama Set for Limited Strike on Syria as British Vote No

The impact of the fire currently raging in northern California is also felt on the tourism industry in Yosemite. Interesting take: Wildfire Chokes Off Tourist Towns’ Livelihood. Some useful info/links about the fire can be found here.

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the number of millenials living at home with their parents is still rising. More than a third of Americans between 18 and 31 are currently living with their parents, according to the Current Population Survey. Why?  The Atlantic tries to answer.

How do you create the perfect burger? It’s a daunting task, but with tricks of the trade and recipes from Joel Gott of Gott’s Roadside, Adam Fleischman of Umami Burger, Chef Ryan Shleton from the Palo Alto Grill and Mark Dittmer from Dittmer’s Gourmet Meats & Wurst Haus (old-school meat market in Los Altos) you might be well on your way to impressing friends and family at a Labor Day barbecue this weekend. Read my story, starting on page 20 of the Palo Alto Weekly’s virtual edition of this week’s paper. If you’re in the area, go out and grab the printed and very handsome edition.

A cool feature on various graffiti projects in New York, with a photo tour. I snagged some photos of my own of Bushwick and Manhattan grafitti/street art a few weeks back on a July 4th trip to New York. Read the article here: A Feast of Urban Scrawl, Luminous and Legal


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